Wadzi Katsidzira: A Kenyan Experience

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Late last year, UWA Business School graduate Wadzi Katsidzira gave up her job at the WA Department of Treasury and Finance to move to Kenya. Now, Wadzi is facing whole new challenges at Kwetu Training Centre for Sustainable Development (Kwetu), where she is working as part of AusAid's Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development Program (AYAD).

Carbon Futures Challenge 2011

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

UWA Business School
The University of Western Australia's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team is inviting all students, teachers, parents, and the wider school community to participate in the Carbon Futures Challenge 2011.

Uhuru: Finance for Freedom

Thursday, 17 February 2011

UWA Business School
The University of Western Australia's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team is taking on its first international project with a venture that aims to empower women and families living in the slums of Kenya.

James McClements

Resourcing Australia’s Future

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

As Western Australia gears up for the next mining boom, one scholarship offered by the UWA Business School is aiming to draw new talent into the industry.

Agricultural and Resource Economics Award for Honours Student

Friday, 10 December 2010

UWA Business School graduate David Halperin has won the 2010 Undergraduate Prize for the Western Australian Branch of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES). The prize is awarded annually by the society and recognises merit in undergraduate performance in agricultural and/or resource economics.

UWA Graduates Leaders in Oxford Community

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

UWA Business School
Four graduates from The University of Western Australia are among the Oxford Saïd Business School (SBS) MBA class of 2010. Farell Sutantio, Claire Zani, Leonard Lau, and Carlo Bellini all successfully graduated from Oxford University's globally-focused management course earlier this year, giving UWA alumni a disproportionately strong presence among the 2010 year group.

UWA Graduate Set to Join Reserve Bank

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

UWA Business School
David Halperin only graduated in September, but already he has secured a graduate job with the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) in Sydney.

For the Economics honours student, who has completed a combined Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics with six different majors, it's a dream job. ‘The RBA is the premier economic institution in Australia and it sets me up very well for future career development,' says David. ‘The on-the-job education it provides over two years is invaluable.'

AISAM 2010: Into the Asian Melting Pot

Friday, 3 September 2010

Seven MBA students from The University of Western Australia Business School have returned from completing a two-week Asian Intensive School for Advanced Management (AISAM) programme in Penang, Malaysia.

This year, the programme was attended by 35 students from seven Australian universities, as well as two students from the University of Calgary in Canada.

Uluru sunset

Picture This: Tourism in the Social Media Age

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But in the case of the travel industry, says The University of Western Australia Business School PhD student Sharifah Fatimah Syed-Ahmad, pictures could be worth considerably more.

The Malaysian student is currently finishing her thesis on the topic of ‘Social media as a marketing tool.' As part of her research, she has looked at word-of-mouth in the travel industry, and the ways in which businesses can create their own social media profiles.

UWA Students Excel in Deloitte Competition

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Teams from The University of Western Australia Business School have won second and third prizes in the 2010 Deloitte Dream Team competition.

The 2010 Deloitte Dream Team competition invited Western Australian university students to address a realistic business case study, gaining valuable real-life work experience and the opportunity to win a cash prize.